About Us

The mission of Oconee County Fire Rescue is to save lives and property, to strive to provide the best emergency services possible, and to promote fire safety to make Oconee County a safer place to live.

OCFR is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing the fire prevention and suppression activities of seven volunteer fire stations in Oconee County. These seven fire stations are staffed with 175 volunteer firefighters and first responders who provide Fire and EMS support services to Oconee County.

Responsibilities

Fire Rescue is responsible for:  responding to all fire and emergency calls in Oconee County and other surrounding counties on mutual aid calls; keeping updated records for ISO (Insurance Services Organization) while working to maintain a very good ISO rating of 5/9; coordinating joint training for all members at their stations; providing fire safety classes for schools and daycare centers; working with local and state agencies on investigations; recruiting new volunteer firefighters and coordinating volunteer firefighter training.

Fire Rescue Training

- Firefighter I
- Firefighter II
- Georgia Emergency Certified Vehicle Extrication
- Hazardous Materials
- Emergency Medical Responder
- Weekly Meeting

OCFR Fleet

- 11 Class A Pumpers
- 10 Tankers (tenders)
- 4 Rescue Mini-Pumpers
- 1 Medium Rescue
- 1 70 Foot Ladder Truck
- 3 Command Vehicles
- 5 Medical Rescue Trucks
- 1 Mass Casualty Truck (received through GEMA)

 

Oconee County Seal (white background)